RIBA 'like a Ferrari that stays in the garage', hustings told

RIBA's 66 Portland Place headquarters

‘Gagged’ candidate promises to redistribute institute’s wealth to the regions

Elsie Owusu promised to cap RIBA membership fees for individuals and chartered practices if she becomes the next RIBA president.

She would also move staff back into 66 Portland Place from the new premises at number 76 so income could be focused on the regions which she described as “desperately in need of resources”.

 Owusu was speaking last night at number 76, at the final hustings before voting begins for the next RIBA president.

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